An illustrator, graphic designer, and creative science communication expert living and working in the Adirondack Mountains.

With a formal background in both the fine arts and biological sciences, Dinan works as a creative and scientific illustrator that help bring people closer to the natural world around them. She has created illustrations for books, trail interpretation, field guides, educational programs, and community outreach pieces for the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, NYC Department of Sanitation, University of Oregon, The Nature Conservancy, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, and private clients. 

Emily-Bell received her Master of Science in restoration ecology at the University of Oregon and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History at the City University of New York, Hunter College. She has worked at a wide variety of environmental organizations, including The Nature Conservancy in New York, Oregon’s Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District, the City of Eugene, Rockaway Institute for a Sustainable Environment, the NYC Compost Project at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and NYC Department of Parks’ Million Trees NYC. From 2010 to 2015, she designed, planted, and advocated for the Roger That Garden Project, a collectively cultivated public green space in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.